Galathea ternatensis De Man , 1902

Dong, Chao & Li, Xinzheng, 2010, Reports of Galathea Fabricius, 1793 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Galatheidae) from Chinese waters, with descriptions of two new species, Zootaxa 2687, pp. 1-28: 21-22

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.199458

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3503278

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Galathea ternatensis De Man , 1902
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Galathea ternatensis De Man, 1902 

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Galathea orientalis  var. ternatensis De Man, 1902: 714  (type locality: Ternate, Indonesia, Moluccas, 92 m). Galathea ternatensis  . — Melin 1939: 67, figs 39–42. — Miyake & Baba 1963: 405, figs 1, 2. — Haig 1974: 447. — Baba 1977: 245. — Baba et al. 2008: 80.

Galathea providentia Laurie, 1926: 125  , pl. 8, figs 1–4 (type locality: Providence, 92 m).

Material examined. South China Sea. MBM215250, 1 male (3.6 mm), South China Sea, St. 6107, 20°N, 112 °E, CN K 103 B-14, 92 m, muddy sand, AT, 28 Aug. 1959. Beibu Gulf: MBM215242, 1 female (3.0 mm), St. 7404, 19° 40 ΄N, 107 ° 30 ΄E, CN X 161 B-25, 58 m, coarse mealy sand, AT, 14 Jan. 1962; MBM215243, 1 male (2.6 mm), St. 7503, 19° 25 ΄N, 107 °E, CN X 290 B-30, 51 m, AT, 14 Jan. 1962; MBM215244, 1 ovigerous female (3.9 mm), St. 7503, 19° 25 ΄N, 107 °E, CN X 167 B-16, 47 m, coarse mealy sand, AT, 15 Jan. 1962; MBM215245, 1 male (4.1mm), 18 ° 30 ΄N, 108 ° 30 ΄E, CN X 142 B-13, 29 m, St. 7905, fine mealy sand and ooze mud, AT, 6 Jan. 1962; MBM215245, 1 ovigerous female (2.8 mm), St. 6262, 19° 30 ΄N, 107 °E, CN K 257 B-63, 48 m, muddy sand, 15 Oct. 1960; MBM215245, 1 ovigerous female (2.9 mm), St. 6262, 19° 30 ΄N, 107 °E, CN K 257 B-63, 48 m, muddy sand, 15 Oct. 1960; MBM215247, 2 ovigerous females (4.6, 5.0 mm), St. 6251, 19° 45 ΄N, 107 ° 30 ΄E, CN K 205 B-51, 50 m, muddy sand, AT, 6 Jul. 1960; MBM215248, 1 ovigerous female (3.3 mm), St. 7901, 17° 30 ΄N, 107 °E, CN X 228 B-48, 52 m, moderate sand, AT, 17 Aug. 1967; MBM215249, 1 female (3.1 mm), St. 7503, 19° 25 ΄N, 107 °E, CN X 290 B-30, 51 m, mealy sand, AT, 14 Oct. 1962; MBM215251, 1 young (1.8 mm), St. 6242, 18° 30 ΄N, 108 °E, CN K 234 B- 155, 74.6 m, mealy sand and mud, AT, 11 Jul. 1960. Nansha Islands: MBM 150184, 1 male (2.6 mm), St. 55, CN SSBVIII 5 -49, 46 m, muddy sand, 8 Jun. 1990; MBM 150195, 2 males (3.0, 3.3 mm), St. E 6, CN SSBIII 3 -7, 51 m, muddy sand, AT, 27 Apr. 1986.

Distribution. Previously known from Madagascar, Mozambique Channel, Maldives, Japan (east of channel between Hahajima and Chichijima, Bonin Islands, Oshima Strait, Amami-oshima, Tomioka, Amakusa), Sulu Archipelago, Sibuyan Sea north of Cebu, Philippines, Ternate ( Indonesia, Moluccas), Western Australia, Dutch New Guinea, Noumea, New Caledonia; 18– 210 m. Now also known from South China Seal; 21– 92 m.

Remarks. These specimens agree in general with the descriptions of Melin (1939). This is the first record for the species from the Chinese waters.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Galatheidae

Genus

Galathea

Loc

Galathea ternatensis De Man , 1902

Dong, Chao & Li, Xinzheng 2010
2010
Loc

Galathea orientalis

Baba 2008: 80
Baba 1977: 245
Haig 1974: 447
Miyake 1963: 405
Melin 1939: 67
Man 1902: 714
1939
Loc

Galathea providentia

Laurie 1926: 125